World Record Sales Fuel $10.2 Million Result at Russo and Steele Monterey

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Scottsdale AZ, Aug 18 2015 – After an incredible week of camaraderie and cars by the waterfront at Fisherman’s Wharf in beautiful downtown Monterey, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions is now busy closing out our fifteenth anniversary Monterey auction celebration. We would like to thank all of our wonderful buyers, consignors, friends, family, sponsors and vendors for making the event so special for us all.

1966 Shelby GT350 Fastback

To briefly recap, Russo and Steele’s 2015 Monterey auction rang up total sales of $10,188,258.00, including a world record setting result for a 1966 Shelby GT350 at $313,500 and several very impressive world record results on high performance Porsche models, which only served to continue the momentum set in this year’s Scottsdale and Newport Beach events and further solidifies Russo and Steele’s ever expanding reputation as the place to sell the best from the German sporting legend.

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With exceptional pre auction interest, sweeping coverage, record crowds and white hot, rapid fire bidding action on the block reaching an all-time high, our world championship auction staff proved they are the hardest working in the business, by once again egging on several intense exchanges: often times long after the reserve had been pulled. The exhilarating event and the high energy action provided by the company’s exclusive “Auction in the Round” format continued to prove why Russo and Steele is unquestionably the most exciting collector automobile auction in the world!

Some of this year’s notable sales included:

2005 Porsche Carrera GT Coupe

2005 Porsche Carrera GT at $781,000.00

1958 Dual-Ghia Convertible

1958 Dual-Ghia Convertible at $412,500.00

1967 Sunbeam Tiger MK II Convertible

1967 Sunbeam Tiger MKII at $181,500.00

1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 at $330,000.00

1990 Lamborghini LM002 “American” at $300,000

1959 Porsche 356 T2 “Factory Hardtop” at $245,000.00

1992 Ferrari 512 TR at $195,250.00

1966 Shelby GT350 at $313,500.00 (World Record)

1977 Porsche 930 Turbo at $214,500.00 (World Record)

1984 Porsche 930 Turbo at $95,700.00 (World Record)

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet at $440,000.00

1966 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 at $404,250.00

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Additionally, we would like to take this opportunity to extend our deepest gratitude to our many event sponsors and vendors and encourage you to take advantage of their excellent products, services, and publications when you do business! Early official results will be posted to our website soon! Be sure to stay tuned to the all-new www.russoandsteele.com for further updates as they become available. Next Monterey Auction August 18-20 2016.

Source: Russo and Steele

Photos: Randy Berg

Pictured below: 1956 Pontiac Chieftan Convertible sold $53,900; and 1969 Ford Mustang GT350 Fastback sold $79,200

1956 Pontiac Chieftan Convertible sells at Russo and Steele Monterey 2015
1969 Ford Mustang GT350 Fastback sold at Russo and Steele Auctions Monterey 2015

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